Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Camp Waskowitz

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Stephenson House

Electric Building

First United Methodist Church

Kapus Farmstead

Lincoln School

East Seattle School

McMillin Bridge

Schooner Wawona

Bush House

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Parlor Car #1799

Old Tumwater Brewery

Northern State Hospital

National Guard of Washington Armory

Dvorak Barn

Reard Freed Farmhouse

First United Methodist Church

McNeil Island

Thayer Barn

Old Woodinville School

Old Granary Building

Lone Star Cement Building

Nuclear Reactor Building

St. Ignatius Hospital

Downtown Sprague

Dorsey Bulding

Harborview Hall

Oysterville Historic District

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Ellensburg Depot

Jensen-Byrd Building

Waldo General Hospital

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Hyer Farm

Puget Power Building

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Morgan Middle School

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Surrey Downs

Trafton Elementary

P-I Globe

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Post Hospital

Elks Building

Sand Point Naval Station

Carmack House

Digester Building

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Hastings Buildings

Coke Oven Park

Arlington High School

Libbey House

McReavy House

Bettinger House

Old City Hall

Robert Morris Earthwork

Old Ritzville Highschool

BNSF Depot

Steilacoom Train Depot

Masonic Home of Washington

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Scout House

Valley Schoolhouse

Point Hudson

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

William O. McKay Ford

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Skykomish Hotel

LaFramboise Farmstead

Day Block

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Washington Hall

Packard House

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Colville Indian Agency

BF Tabbott House

Fowler House

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Fort Steilacoom

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Shelton Gymnasium

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

South Harbor Park Stack

First Hill Apartments

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Mukai Farm and Garden

Scottish Rite

Curran House

Moran School Administration Building

National Historic District

St. Nicholas Church

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Washington’s Historic Barns

Donovan District

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Camp Kilworth

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Murray Morgan Bridge

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Providence Heights College

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Reard Freed Farmstead

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Kelley Farm

Snohomish County Courthouse

Collins Building

Longfellow School

Bruggemann Ranch

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Port Angeles Fire Station

Green Mountain Lookout

Haller House

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Vashon Elementary Gym

Howard S. Wright House

Downtown Mount Vernon

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library